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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach on St. Thomas failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and is not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said this afternoon that Frenchman’s Bay Beach in St. Thomas should be avoided by swimmers

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LOST AND FOUND: Natalie Domchenko CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Reported as Missing by her family, Natalie Domchenko, age 54, was last seen on Sunday, February 05, 2017 in the vicinity of Red Hook Ferry Dock, at roughly 8:00 p.m. Domchenko last spoke to her sister on Saturday, February 4, 2017 and

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        CHTA’S Frank Comito SAN JUAN — Caribbean tourism officials say the region received a record number of visitors last year as arrivals topped 29 million. But they say they expect a slight drop this year because of the uncertainty surrounding actions that President Donald Trump might

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CRUZ BAY — On Friday February 3, 2017, at about 6:45 p.m., officers traveled to Myrah Keating Smith Clinic relative to a rape. Upon officers arrival contact was made with the a female victim who stated that on Thursday February 2, 2017 at about 11:30p.m., she was walking to her

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands will be featured in an upcoming episode of ABC’s The Bachelor. The Department of Tourism announced the show, which was filmed on St. Thomas and St. John, will air nationally on ABC on Monday, February 6, 2017, at 8 p.m. EST, and will air locally on cable channel 14 at 9 p.m. AST. The episode

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WASHINGTON — During meetings with federal officials last week to discuss issues related to the territory, non-noting Rep. Stacey Plaskett said that she raised the question of identified miscalculations of the rum-cover revenue allocation “which may have shortchanged the Virgin Islands general fund by as much as $100 million.” Plaskett,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches on St. Thomas failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said this afternoon that Magen’s Bay Beach and John Brewers Bay beaches in St. Thomas should

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SURROUNDED BY INCOMPETENTS: Gov. Kenneth Mapp: “I know it’s too little, too late. But what do I care? The taxpayers are paying ALL of my bills for the next two years! CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp submitted to Senate President Myron Jackson the proposed bill known as the “Virgin

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STATE OF SHOCK: Mapp paints a rosy picture of the territory’s economic prospects in his third State of the Territory address last night. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Government of the Virgin Islands has cut spending, made its operations more efficient and created conditions allowing for significant economic growth in the

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G.O.P. State chairman John Canegata CHRISTIANSTED — Responding to the state of the territory address by Gov. Kenneth Mapp, Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands Chairman John Canegata issued the following statement: “For too long the only answer has been to raise taxes and increase spending. Robbing Peter

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